Thursday, January 02, 2014

Compulsory Voting In India A Step Towards Real Democracy

Compulsory Voting In India A Step Towards Real Democracy
Compulsory voting was first advocated by Alfred Deaking at the turn of the 20th century. Voting was voluntary at the first federal elections. Compulsory enrolment for federal elections was introduced in 1911. In 1915, consideration was given to introduce compulsory voting for a proposed referendum. As the referendum was never held the idea wasn’t pursued.
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